Contributors/Religion in the News Staff
Walsh, Managing Editor
Machacek, Contributing Editor
McCarthy McMorris, Editorial Associate
Amory C. Minot
Jo Lynn Alcorn,
Designer Stephen Alcorn,
Contributors to this Issue
is a Ph.D. candidate in religious studies at Arizona State University
working on Mormonism and the New Spirituality in women with LDS backgrounds.
John C. Green
is the director of the Roy C. Bliss Institute of Politics at the University
of Akron, and author of The Faith Factor: How Religion Influences
American Elections (2008), the first volume in the Greenberg Center’s
series Religion, Politics and Public Life with Praeger Publications.
Patricia O’Connell Killen
is professor of American religion at Pacific Lutheran University, where she
directs the Center for the Study of Religion, Cultures and Society in the
Western United States.
is an ad hoc fellow at Harvard University’s Center for the Study of World
Religions and visiting faculty at the College of the Holy Cross.
teaches Islamic studies in the religion department at Trinity College.